This classic wooden toy was designed in 1970 by the renowned toy designer Patrick Rylands. It granted him the Duke of Edinburgh’s Prize for Elegant Design (now called the Price Philip Designers’ Prize). It's constructed by pieces of wood that are held together by a strong elastic cord, so you can bend its arms, feet and head into different positions.
Dimensions: 7,5 x 14,5 x 2 cm
Year of design: 1970
Patrick Rylands Patrick Rylands was chief designer at Ambi Toys for more than 30 years, and responsible for some of the most-loved baby and toddler toys. He combined simplicity of design with movement, sound and bright primary colours to ensure that children grew up knowing exactly how to fit three miniature plastic ducks in one big one.